Sun, Mar 03, 2013 - Page 5 News List

Jackie Chan’s China appointment draws Hong Kong ire


However, while increasing numbers of entertainers have allowed themselves to be co-opted by Beijing, Lau was not hopeful many would be willing to voice dissent.

“The last time Hong Kong artists came together was on June 4, 1989, [after the Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy protests],” she said.

“Now, many of them are very frightened of upsetting Beijing. The mainland is also now the biggest market so they cannot afford to let go of those commercial opportunities,” she said.

This story has been viewed 2201 times.

Comments will be moderated. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned.

TOP top